South Haven in Van Buren County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
South Haven World War I Memorial
Veterans of the World War
1917 — 1918
Location. 42° 24.44′ N, 86° 16.597′ W. Marker is in South Haven, Michigan, in Van Buren County. Marker is at the intersection of Dyckman Avenue and Park Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Dyckman Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located at northwest corner of Stanley Johnston Memorial Park, formerly North Beach Public Park. Marker is in this post office area: South Haven MI 49090, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Haven Peaches (within shouting distance of this marker); Algonquin Legends of South Haven (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commercial Fishing (about 600 feet away); Evelyn S (about 600 feet away); Dyckman Avenue Bascule Bridge (about 800 feet away); Shipbuilding (approx. 0.2 miles away); Entertainment Around the Harbor (approx. ¼ mile away); Downtown's Rich History (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Haven.
More about this marker. The statue, Over the Top, was designed by John Paulding and cast by the American Art Bronze Foundry of Chicago. It is Model 2043-A and was copyrighted in 1920.
Also see . . . The Doughboy "War": E.M Viquesney vs. John Paulding. A discussion on the similarities between the World War I memorials designed by Viquesney and Paulding and the difficulties that followed. (Submitted on November 7, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
Categories. • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 5, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.